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Punta Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica (Formerly Buganvillea Resort)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Please do not stay here. We had an absolutely awful experience when we stayed in January this year!! Be warned. We were on a GAdventures trip (apparently this isn't the usual hotel that GAdventures usually use but there was a festival on at the same time in town and the usual central hotel was fully booked). Whilst the actual place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights, quite a walk to a not very wonderful beach and a taxi ride into town. No hot water at all in the large but simple bathroom. Pool pretty with hammocks. Breakfast basic but ok, evening meal on the pricey side. Room quite dark and we were not given the safe key at first and... More 

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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights over New Year. It seemed to be a family run place and everyone who worked there was lovely. The wooden cabins are beautiful and the balcony faces the jungle which was a great way to wake up each morning. The pool are was great, with places to shelter from the Caribbean downpours and read... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We spent 5 nights here end of September 2013. The pool area is great after a day at the beautiful beaches. Rooms are a good size with excellent sized bathrooms Very friendly staff, clean and cheerful Thanks for a great stay. Hope to see you all again next year

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We found the hotel at the tourist information office at Puerto Viejo. It was very comfortable, the staff is the most friendly which I saw in my life. I can suggest all of people, who would like to enjoy the Caribbean sea. The most beautiful beaches very close to the hotel.... The hotel inside the forest, and you can hear... More 

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Temse, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

we recently stay at the bugabutik hotel in cocles , verry nice hotel, this is a tranquil place, verry clean , we had a big cabinroom with beautyfull vieuw(jungle),it was a pleasure to stay there. the staff (minerva and anibal )are verry friendly people, allways friendly.thanks a lot for staying at youre beautfull place .there is nothing to complain ,... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I recently had the opportunity to stay for 6 weeks at Hotel Bugabutik in Cocles, Costa Rica. As a writer, I was looking for a quiet location close to the beach and with good Wi-Fi connectivity. At Bugabutik, I found everything I was looking for and more. My cabin room had a balcony facing the rainforest jungle, home to a... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Nice property, off the beaten path and if you do not have a car prepare for long walks or taxis. We had the private hut and I loved it. Anibel is a wonderful manager who really makes your stay perfect. Great staff-typical European owner who has the slight arrogant attitude to guests and staff. I am an American. Beautiful beach... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

We were so pleased to find this after arriving at the HOTEL CASA CAMARONA (don't stay there, separate review). This is a quality resort set in a beautiful setting and the sounds on the Howler Monkey's make it more exciting. This is a tranquil quiet little place with no screaming children or loud groups. The breakfast is a good quality... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

This was our 6th trip to Costa Rica, and our stay at Buganvillea Resort was meant to be a relaxing end of a busy week after my husband completed the very difficult mountain bike race "La Ruta de los Conquistadores". We had stayed at a wonderful mix of eccentric hotels and B & B's across the country and this last... More 

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Address: Punta Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica (Formerly Buganvillea Resort)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Buganvillea Hotel Puerto Viejo
Bugabutik Costa Rica/Limon

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